A thread celebrating actors who are fat/full figured women.

Academy Award winning actor (The Help) and executive producer (Green Book).

Octavia Lenora Spencer.
Tony award nominee (The Color Purple), Screen Actors Guild nominee (Orange is the new black) and Grammy award winner (The Color Purple).

Danielle Brooks.
Award winning comedian, actress, writer and producer. The first woman to host "Comedy Central Presents" in Africa and the first African woman to have her own set on Netflix (Tumi or not Tumi).

Tumi Morake.
Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild nominee (Bridesmaids & Can you forgive me?). The fact that these two performances are on opposite ends?? She did that.

Golden Globe nominee (Spy & Can you forgive me?) and BAFTA nominee (Can you forgive me?).

Melissa Ann McCarthy.
Golden Globe, Critic's Choice Television Awards & Primetime Emmy nominee (This is Us). Screen Actors Guild winner (This Is Us).

Christine Michelle Metz.
Multi-talented actor and presenter who is an entire SAFTA winner boasting a successful stage and screen career.

Nomsa Buthelezi-Shezi.
One of our most loved award winning actors who has featured in some of South Africa's most watched & loved shows... Rhythm City, The Queen, Tshisa, Home Affairs, Skeem Saam, MTV Shuga. This list is endless.

Thembsie Matu.
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series nominee and Screen Actors Guild winner (Orange is the new black).

Adrienne C. Moore.
Academy Award & BAFTA nominee (Chicago), Emmy winning executive producer (Bessie), Screen Actors Guild winner (Chicago, Life Support, Bessie) and an entire Grammy Award winner.

Queen Latifah.
NAACP Image Award & Grammy Award nominee (Glee), Screen Actors Guild winner (Glee) and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical (Dreamgirls).

Amber Riley.
An entire Birmingham School of Acting MA graduate & an esteemed playwight whose one woman show Body/Courage premiered at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble in Chicago.

Danielle Pinnock.
( @bodycourage where are your red carpet photographs ma'am?)
Academy Award, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild & Golden Globe nominee (Precious). What a performance! Grounded in something so deep, so heavy, so painful yet so powerful.

Gabourey Sidibe.
Multi-talented three-time Grammy award winning musician, poet and actor. NAACP Image Award winner (Sins of the mother) and BET nominee (Why did I get married?).

Jill Scott.
Primetime Emmy & NAACP Image Award nominee (Insecure). A gifted writer boasting a Writers Guild of America nomination for her work on Saturday Night Live.

Natasha Rothwell.
Man I love this woman so much. Easily my favourite actor on SA television. Clean and clever delivery, scene after scene. A Best Supporting Actress SAFTA winner (Scandal).

Marjorie Langa.
SAFTA award winning actor (Isibaya) and Savanna Comics' Choice Award winning comedian.

Celeste Ntuli.
Comedian, writer, producer, actor and now a Screen Actors Guild award nominee (Jojo Rabbit).

Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson.
Host of this year's Creative Arts Emmys. An Emmy nominee herself for Netflix's Nailed It, actor, comedian, television host, podcaster & writer...

Nicole Byer.
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